Sentence Correction(700 level)

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Sentence Correction(700 level)

by sarthakailawadi » Sat May 30, 2020 5:50 am
A professor at the university has taken a sabbatical to research on James Baldwin's books that Baldwin wrote in France while he was living there.

(A) on James Baldwin's books that Baldwin wrote in France while he was living there
(B) about the books James Baldwin wrote in France
(C) into James Baldwin's books written while in France
(D) on the books of James Baldwin, written while he lived in France
(E) the books James Baldwin wrote while he lived in France

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Re: Sentence Correction(700 level)

by dasAA1 » Wed Jun 17, 2020 11:17 am
sarthakailawadi wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 5:50 am
A professor at the university has taken a sabbatical to research on James Baldwin's books that Baldwin wrote in France while he was living there.

(A) on James Baldwin's books that Baldwin wrote in France while he was living there
(B) about the books James Baldwin wrote in France
(C) into James Baldwin's books written while in France
(D) on the books of James Baldwin, written while he lived in France
(E) the books James Baldwin wrote while he lived in France
When "research" is used as a verb, no preposition should be used.

Correct: He researched the subject.

When "research" is used as a noun, a preposition should be used. "On," "into," and "about" are all acceptable.
In this question
Research has been used as a verb.
that's why no preposition is required.

A,B,C,D is out ..leaving E as the answer ..